CHICAGO—Eighteen months after joining the company as vice president of corporate communications, Susan Henderson has been elected an officer of the Wrigley Company by the board of directors. Henderson reports to Dushan “Duke” Petrovich, senior vice president and chief administrative officer.
Since joining Wrigley in January of 2005, Henderson has directed the company’s global public affairs, communications, investor and community relations initiatives. Before joining Wrigley, she was president of her own communications consulting firm, where her clients included Diageo and Gillette, and prior to that held senior communications leadership roles at Kohl’s Department Stores and the Miller Brewing Company.
“Susan is a proactive leader and a seasoned communications professional who is heading up our efforts to further develop and strengthen the Company’s global corporate communications capabilities and team,” says Petrovich. “She is a valued member of our management team”